Election 2016

September 25, 2016

New poll shows Trump surging with white Catholics

Back in August, a Washington Post-ABC poll showed Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton by 3 points among white Catholics. That caused considerable panic in Republican circles, because
September 25, 2016

Five Questions with Joseph Cella

EDITOR’S NOTE: CV is happy to include a new entry in our “Five Questions” series. Today we feature an interview with Joseph Cella, chief liaison to the
September 26, 2016

Who remembers Cecil the Lion? [We forget things quickly]

Does anyone remember Cecil the Lion? Maybe you do. Maybe you don’t. But I’m betting that, a year ago, at least a few of you were
September 26, 2016

20 Quick Thoughts on the Debate.

Kill me. No, seriously. That was the end of a civilization, in ninety minutes. Fourth of all, would Hillary be worse for the country? Almost certainly
September 28, 2016

Make America Drink Again

Following Monday’s debate, The New York Post ran an interesting story about the reactions of ordinary people at a pub in Youngstown, Pennsylvania, a charming hamlet
September 28, 2016

Donald Trump’s path to victory runs through Catholic America

In politics, momentum is king.  Donald Trump has it; Hillary Clinton does not.  When Trump wins on November 8th, it will be with electoral votes from
September 28, 2016

Trump-Support Need Not Be an Internal Threat to the Church

Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign had explicitly messianic overtones, and the Left — including liberal Christians — bought into many of them. There is little danger of
September 30, 2016

Why Trump Scares Them

In this crazy election cycle Trump’s prospects seem to rise and fall, but they never seem to go away. And that scares the daylights out of the